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[UK] Adoption chiefs' U-turn over ban on placing young children with parents who use e-cigarettes

British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) updated to its guidance, saying it had changed its e-cigarette policy. At least a dozen councils in England had imposed a blanket-ban on placing children with parents who smoke, but new advice means som
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 10:27

[Korea - South] Secondhand smoke exposure in womb linked to eczema in childhood

Elementary school children exposed to smoke in the womb were 50 percent more likely to have any history of atopic dermatitis than unexposed kids, scientists in South Korea found using blood tests and questionnaires about prenatal smoke exposure. Atopic d
Science News Online
added Mar 1, 2015 09:30

[New Mexico] Proposal making it illegal to smoke with kids in car passes

The house voted 34-23 on a new bill introduced by Las Cruces lawmakers. Under the latest version of the bill, a first violation would mean a potential $100 fine.
KFOXTV (Las Cruces, NM/El Paso, TX)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:22

[Indiana] BOEN: Increase in 'vaping' raising health concerns

“E-cigarettes are not completely free of carcinogens and toxins,” Ghanem said, but because e-liquid manufacturers do not have to list all the substances in the liquids, the jury is still out on what harms they may hold. As what eventually occurred with c
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Feb 27, 2015 16:42

Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine

The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. It's a preliminary finding, but it highlights some key questions as health officials assess electronic cigarette
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2015 16:37

[UK] Ban smoking in public parks and squares to stop young people taking up the habit, health officials urge

Health officials said banning smoking in these areas would improve health / They said limiting exposure to smoking will de-normalise the activity / Teenagers, who are most likely to start smoking, won't see it as desirable
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:15
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[UK] Cancer charity plea on smoking rate

Half a million children in the UK will have their lives cut short by tobacco unless more is done to reduce smoking rates, a report has claimed....The charity made the claim as it renewed a call for MPs to back the introduction of plain, standardised toba
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:10

TFK working with legislators to get spit tobacco out of baseball

Today Tobacco Free Kids launched its "Knock Tobacco Out of the Park" campaign to get spit tobacco out of Major League Baseball.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:53

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41

Secondhand smoke poses health threats for individuals of all ages

secondhand smoke exposure is one of the major causes of infant SIDS. In addition, exposure to secondhand smoke has been shown to result in children developing ear infections, tooth decay, repeated coughs and cold, respiratory problems including bronchitis
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:40
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